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Leonora M. Allender

Staff Nurse

Australian Army Nursing Service

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Deltoides
  • Planted By: Miss D. McLennan
  • Plaque: 2908

Additional Info

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Born in Ballarat and a trained nurse by occupation, Leonora Allender was 35 years and single, when enlisted on the 22nd of April 1917 with the rank of Staff Nurse in Unit: Nurses (July 1915 - Nov 1918), Australian Imperial Force. Her Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 'Themistocles' on the 29th of December 1916 from Australian Army Nursing Service. Detached for duty with Croydon London War Hospital on the 11th of August 1917; detached from Croydon War Hospital for duty with 1st A.A.H., London on the 7th of September 1917. Attached to 1st A.A.H. for duty, Harefield and marched out to 2nd A.A.H., Harefield on the 29th of November 1817. On the 13th of June 1918 admitted to hospital in England for growth of breasts. Embarked return to Australia per 'Malta' on the 2nd of July 1918 for operation left breast. Disembarked on the 28th of September 1918. Discharged from the 3rd Military District with the termination of period of enlistment on the 8th of March 1919. Tree No: 2908

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour